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Museum Opening Hours

Tuesday - Friday: View of the Irish Musem of Modern Art from the Formal Gardens
11.30am - 5.30pm

10.00am - 5.30pm

Sunday and Bank Holidays:
12noon - 5.30pm

Monday: Closed

October Bank Holiday Weekend Opening Hours
Saturday 29 October: 10.00am - 5.30pm
Sunday 30 October: 12noon - 5.30pm
Monday 31 October: 12noon - 5.30pm

Museum Closed on Wednesday 2 November

Last Admission 5.15pm

Admission is Free
except for occasional special exhibitions

Gardens, Café and Shop

The beautiful formal Gardens of the RHK are free of charge and open Museum hours

itsa@imma Café
Monday: 10.00am - 3.00pm
Tuesday - Saturday: 10.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday and Bank Holidays: 12noon - 5.00pm

The Café is located downstairs in the old kitchens of the Royal Hospital. Entrance is across the courtyard from the main IMMA reception.

Tuesday - Saturday: 10.30am - 5.00pm
Sunday and Bank Holidays: 12noon - 5.00pm
Monday: Closed

The Shop is located on the first floor of the Main Galleries, above IMMA reception.

How To Get Here

The main Museum Entrance is on Military Road. Directions below are for this entrance. There is also a secondary entrance (Pedestrian only) on South Circular Road, opposite the Courthouse at Kilmainham Gaol.

By Luas (tram): Take the Red line to Heuston Station. IMMA is an 8 minute walk via Military Road.

By bus: You can reach IMMA by taking a bus to either Heuston Station (145, 79 and 79a from Aston Quay) and then taking an 8 minute walk via Military Rd, or to James St Hospital (13, 40, 123 from O'Connell St and Dame St.) which is also an 8 minute walk via steps to Bow Lane onto Irwin St and Military Rd.

By car: 10 minute drive from city centre. Parking just €2 for the first three hours and then €2 per hour thereafter. 

On foot: Approximately 30 to 40 minutes from city centre.

By train: 8 minute walk from Heuston Station; from Connolly and Tara Street Stations by 90 bus to Heuston.

By Dublin Bikes: There are a number of Dublin Bike stands near IMMA, one at the entrance on Military Road (outside Supervalu) and another on Kilmainham Lane.

Wheelchair Accessibility

IMMA is fully accessible by wheelchair users. Manual wheelchairs are available on a first-come first served basis. Parking is available for blue badge holders close to the entrance of the Museum. If you would like assistance planning your visit please call us on 01 6129900 or email

Visitor Facilities

Adapted toilets, baby changing facilities and a locker room are available.

CCTV Policy

We would like to make our visitors aware that CCTV is in operation at IMMA, any enquiries regarding this should be sent to the Data Controller, IMMA, Military Road, D08 FW31.

Location Map

Nearby Visitor Attractions

Walkable in approx. 15-20 minutes

Kilmainham Gaol, 10 minutes
(Directions via Kilmainham Gate)

Richmond Barracks, 16 minutes)
(Directions via Kilmainham Gate)

Guinness Storehouse, 15 minutes
(Directions via Military Rd Gate)

NCAD Gallery, 20 minutes
(Directions via Military Rd Gate)

National Museum of Ireland: Decorative Arts & History (Collins Barracks), 20 minutes (via Military Rd Gate)

Official Hotel Partner

If you're looking for a hotel in Dublin, we highly recommend Dean Dublin, IMMA's Official Hotel Partner. Since they opened their doors in 2014, Dean Dublin has strived to create a fun and vibrant space for their guests, right in the heart of the city. Dean Dublin showcases original artworks by Irish artists throughout the hotel and their collection, curated by James Earley, features many artists whose work is also represented in the IMMA Collection; these include Irish artists Mark Francis, Richard Gorman, Patrick Scott and Samuel Walsh.

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin 8, D08 FW31, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-6129900, Email:


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